carnivorous bat

carnivorous bat
typically having large ears and feeding primarily on insects; worldwide in distribution
Syn: ↑microbat
Hypernyms: ↑bat, ↑chiropteran
Member Holonyms: ↑Microchiroptera, ↑suborder Microchiroptera

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